via Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment – AOL News

A retired Supreme Court justice believes the March for Our Lives protesters are aiming too low by advocating for lawmakers to simply reform the nation’s gun laws.

“The demonstrators should seek more effective and more lasting reform,” John Paul Stevens wrote in a New York Times op-ed published on Tuesday. “They should demand a repeal of the Second Amendment.”

Stevens argues that the amendment — which states “a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” — was borne out of concern that a “national standing army might pose a threat to the security” of individual states and is “a relic of the 18th century.”

via Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment – AOL News

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